The predominant focus on automobile transportation has led to a variety of consequences that are less than sustainable such as urban sprawl, rising rates of obesity, growth in green house gas emissions, habitat degradation, dependence on fossil fuels, and equality concerns. The goal of this certificate is to provide students with the knowledge, literacy, skills and tools they need to develop plans for sustainable transportation.
The Certificate is offered both partially online and on campus.
Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA. or department approval.
To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.
* Portfolio applications will be considered.
A total of 12 credit hours required for the certificate.
Required Courses (6 credit hours)
- IDS 6233 Concepts and Principles of Sustainability (3)
- IDS 6235 Economics and Finance for Sustainability (3)
Electives (6 credit hours)
Please choose two of the following electives:
- TTE 6655 Transportation and Land Use (3)
- TTE 6651 Public Transportation (3)
- URP 6711 Multimodal Transportation Planning (3)
Credit toward graduate degree
Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.
International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required.
Time Limit for Completion of Certificate
Per University Policy, all Certificates have a five year time limit; however, the approximate time to complete the Certificate is three years.